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Cairo Heritage Blues & Gospel Festival
September 8 @ 6:00 pm - September 10 @ 9:00 pm
Presented by The Cairo Heritage Foundation and Arrowleaf, The 9th Annual Heritage Blues and Gospel Festival, on historic 8th Street in downtown Cairo, kicks off on Thursday, Sept 8 at 6:00 pm with Gospel Night. Friday evening’s musical lineup will begin at 5:00 pm. The non-stop Saturday music starts at 1:00 pm (after the annual noon parade) with the final session beginning at 9:00 pm. Food and product vendors will be available throughout the weekend.
This year’s Heritage Weekend Parade theme is “Community Pride Starts With Us.” The parade will begin at noon on Saturday, at the corner of Washington Avenue and 20th Street.